B L A C K P I N E

HAPPY TRAILS TO YOU

Sunny Sacramento is bisected by tons of trails and parklands. No matter where you’re going or what you plan to do, there’s always a beautiful way of getting there.

FOLSOM LAKE

According to the internet, Folsom Lake and the surrounding Folsom Lake State Recreation Area is one of the most visited parks in the California Park System. And according to the eyes, Folsom Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes in California. Be sure to pack a large enough picnic when you visit because you’re bound to spend the entire day there.

LAKE NATOMA

Rowing, kayaking or swimming, Lake Natoma makes for one of the greatest recreational lakes in California due its calm waters. Be prepared for a day full of water and land activities when you visit. Surrounding the brilliant blue abundance is a paved cycling and joggling trail, as well as unpaved equestrian trails.

MCKINLEY PARK

McKinley Park is a colorful custom designed playground based on East Sacramento’s 125-year-old past. Built by the community, it includes a river boat, street trolley, large tree house, volleyball courts, swimming pool, soccer field, climbing wall, locally made art installations and the list goes on.

WILLIAM LAND REGIONAL PARK

One of the oldest parks in Sacramento and almost a whopping 200 acres, William Land Regional Park hosts a variety of attractions. Fairytale town, a zoo, horseback riding, two ponds, walking trails and plenty of shaded picnic space…there’s just so little time and so much to do!

WILLIAM B POND RECREATION AREA

Named after the first Regional Parks Director, William B. Pond is one of the most well established and popular parks along the river. There is a large man-made fishing pond, paved walking trails, and plenty of natural beauty.

WAKE ISLAND WATERPARK

Wake Island Waterpark is a beautiful 80-acre oasis of water, sun and sand. It’s also the largest waterpark resort on the West Coast. Offering free entry and tons of inflatable activities, this is the place to go for a wild adventure or some relaxation on the sandy beaches.

DISCOVERY PARK

Discover pure fun at Discovery Park. Located where the American and Sacramento Rivers meet, this park is a great place for safe swimming, picnicking on the beach, and watching the water skiers, jet skiers and boaters cruise by.

CALIFORNIA STATE CAPITOL PARK

Come here to admire the foliage and channel your inner botanist. The Capitol Park was planted with flora and fauna from different countries and it's an absolute spectacle to see. Stroll from one end to the other admiring the unique colors and shapes.

WILLOW CREEK RECREATION AREA

Willow Creek is a beautiful midpoint stop between Folsom Bridge and Nimbus Flat. With a gorgeous dock jutting out into the water, Willow Creek is the perfect place to launch kayaks and paddleboards. With camping and cafes available on site, you can spend a day or night surrounded by nature.

AMERICAN RIVER TRAIL

The paved American River Trail is one of the finest in the nation. It’s the longest bike path in California and arguably the most scenic. Weaving its way through parks and woodlands, the American River Trail is the crown jewel of Sacramento.